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Air pilots Biography.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Clarence J. Abadie, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA127-86
Abstract Clarence Joseph Abadie, Jr. worked for Air America from July 28, 1960 to July 31, 1974. At the time of separation from Air America, Abadie's duty station was in Thailand where he served as Vice President.
Dates: 1957 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1970

Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America Association Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA089-87
Abstract The Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America Association Collection is an artificial collection covering the involvement of the company in Southeast Asia, particularly during the Vietnam War and the Secret War in Laos.
Dates: 1896 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1975

Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America Small Collections

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Identifier: CA-Small Collections
Abstract The Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America Small Collections is comprised of collections of material that are too small to warrant individual arrangement. It is an artificial collection, which are identified by the collection subject’s name.
Dates: 1945 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1962 - 2007

David E. Daniel Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H004-19
Abstract David Edwin Daniel was a fixed wing pilot leading with his airplane the Invasion of Normandy during D-Day on June 6, 1945. His papers reflect his flight training and his missions during World War II.
Dates: 1940 - 1945; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1944

James H. Doolittle Papers

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Identifier: D022-84
Abstract James H. Doolittle is most famous for the planning and implementation of the Tokyo Raid in April 1942, after the attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941. After World War II, he graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a PhD. He was instrumental in founding the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders Association. The James H. Doolittle Papers reflect his activities after the Second World War.
Dates: 1913 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1996

Amelia Earhart Commemorative Stamp Campaign Collection

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Identifier: H002-65
Abstract Clara Studer launched a campaign for a commemorative stamp in honor of Amelia Earhart. By soliciting the help of other pioneer women pilots such as Fay Gillis Wells and Louise McPhetridge Thaden, Ms. Studer and friends contacted congressmen as well as senators. These women gradually gained the support of newspapers throughout the country. On July 24, 1964, in Atchinson, Kansas, the stamp was officially issued.
Dates: 1928 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1963

Roy C. Farrell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA055-95
Abstract The Roy C. Farrell Collection consists of one copy of Roy Farrell's 1995 manuscript Image in an Oriental Sky, chronicling his aviation career in the Far East.
Dates: 1939 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1974

Bert R. J. Hassell Collection

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Identifier: H080-88
Abstract Bert "Fish" Hassell was a pioneer aviator and began his flying career in 1914. His idea for a shorter, more direct route from the United States to Europe through the Great Circle Route in the arctic led to his famous emergency landing on the Greenland ice cap in 1928. In 1954, he helped construct the Distant Early Warning System. In 1969, Hassell's plane was recovered from Greenland and airlifted back to Rockford, Illinois. Hassell's daughter, Mary Hassell Lyons, played a major role...
Dates: 1917 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1988

Brian K. Johnson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA052-94
Abstract Brian Keigh Johnson was an Assistant Chief Pilot, rotor wing, for Air America in Saigon from March 3, 1966 through October 1, 1974, when he resigned from the company.
Dates: 1896 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1975

James Keck Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA054-00
Abstract James "Jim" Keck joint Civil Air Transport (CAT) in 1957, while living in Tokyo, Japan.
Dates: 1950 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970

Joseph F. Kerch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA156-87
Abstract Joseph F. Kerch was a First Officer for Air America in Vientiane, Laos from August 5, 1965 through June 2, 1974, when he got terminated.
Dates: 1959 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1972 - 1981

Marvin A. Krieger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: S036-83
Abstract Marvin A. Krieger was businessman in advertising and an aviation afficionado. In his spare time, he built aircraft models, winning several awards for his work. He passed away in 2013.
Dates: 1970 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1976 - 1977

Charles A. Lindbergh Collection

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Identifier: H013-78
Abstract Charles A. Lindbergh was born in 1902 in Detroit, Michigan. A pioneer aviator, Lindbergh is most known for being the first person to complete a non-stop flight across the Atlantic Ocean from New York to Paris in 1927 in his aircraft The Spirit of St. Louis. Lindbergh's life was also marked by tragedy, with the kidnapping and murder of his son in 1932. During the lead up to World War II, Lindbergh was also a major figure in the America First movement, which was opposed...
Dates: 1918 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1927 - 1977

Paul Liscomb Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H009-75
Abstract Paul Liscomb was born in 1916. In 1949, he joined Central Airlines as a pilot. He spent twenty-seven years with Central Airlines, through its merger with Frontier Airlines, retiring in 1976. He passed away in 2012.
Dates: 1949 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1954 - 1971

J. H. (Stormy) Mangham Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H031-82
Abstract James Harold "Stormy" Mangham was a pioneer aviator and barnstormer born in 1907. In 1932, he purchased land in North Richland Hills, Texas to serve as a home, ranch, and private airfield. In 1954, he opened his private airfield to public use as Mangham Airport, which closed in 1986. Mangham, in addition to being a pilot, was also involved in setting motorcycle speed records. He passed away in 1974.
Dates: 1916 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1970

Oral History Interviews of Veterans- Dr. Erik Carlson's Military History Class

 Collection
Identifier: H-Oral History
Abstract Oral History Interviews of Veterans Collection consists of interview done with military veterans by students at The University of Texas at Dallas. The interviews were prepared as part of the assignments for a Military History class taught by Dr. Erik D. Carlson in 2005.
Dates: 2005

Daniel L. Parker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA073-98
Abstract This collection contains oral histories from Air America members.
Dates: 1997 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1997 - 1998

Bob Rousselot Collection

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Identifier: CA033-92
Abstract Bob Rousselot was a member of the American Volunteer Group (AVG) in the Chinese Air Force (Flying Tigers). From January 11, 1947, he served as a Chief Pilot and Vice President of Operations for CAT, until his resignation on October 31, 1963.
Dates: 1940 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1967

Olive M. Senn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: F007-81
Abstract Collection contains correspondence, drawings by Ernst Udet, first day covers, photographs, clippings, moving images, memorabilia, and private documents and papers.
Dates: 1914 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1914 - 1919

Welman A. Shrader Papers

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Identifier: H030-84
Abstract Welman A. Shrader was both an aviation journalist, an aviation photographer, and a pilot. He was the Director of Publications for the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences, the predecessor of The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, (AIAA). Shrader wrote several books and/or provided images from his private collection.
Dates: 1903 - 1981; Majority of material found within 1953 - 1979

L. E. Walkley Correspondence to Ola A. Sater Collection

 Collection
Identifier: F007-10
Abstract The collection is comprised of correspondence from L. E. Walkley to Ola A. Sater.
Dates: 1961 - 1966